Massillon Resident, Damon Magenau, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Massillon resident, Damon Magenau, certified occupational therapy assistant for Mercy Therapy Services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Magenau is recognized for the role he played in helping a patient’s family member during a medical emergency. After noticing the family member stumbling, he made a quick medical decision to take him…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation event for local emergency medical squads (EMS). Mercy sponsors this event to recognize EMS personnel for their lifesaving efforts throughout the year. As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Beloit Fire Department…

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Thomas Strauss Appointed to OHA Board of Trustees

Thomas Strauss, president & CEO, Sisters of Charity Health System, was recently appointed to the Ohio Hospital Association’s (OHA) Board of Trustees. Strauss, whose term ends on December 31, 2021, will join Michael Canady, MD, CEO, Holzer Health System (Gallipolis), and Jeffrey Graham, president & CEO, Adena Health System (Chillicothe), in filling vacant seats as…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on March 8 in North Canton

Mercy Health Center of North Canton will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, March 8, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. This health fair will include a variety of very low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings, give-a-ways and more. Health fair participants can purchase a base package of blood screenings…

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Mercy Medical Center Is Leading Efforts to Reduce Sepsis Mortality in Ohio

Rapid identification and treatment of sepsis in emergency department helps Mercy exceed Ohio’s goal to reduce sepsis mortality and save lives With a sepsis mortality rate of nine percent, Mercy Medical Center has demonstrated leadership in rapidly identifying and treating sepsis, an extreme response to infection in which the body releases an excess of chemicals…

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Canton Mercy has sepsis mortality rate of nine percent in 2019
Louisville Resident, Valerie Yuhaniak, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Louisville resident, Valerie Yuhaniak, senior office coordinator for Mercy Dental Services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. “Her dedication, work ethic, and knowledge of policies and procedures make her an invaluable asset to our department,” said Linda Burmeister, manager of Mercy Dental Services. “Valerie conducts herself with professionalism and great poise…

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With Jvion’s Cognitive Machine, Mercy Lowers Readmissions By More Than 20 Percent

With the help of Jvion’s Cognitive Machine solution, Mercy Medical Center has reduced rates of all-cause readmissions by more that 20 percent. The hospital adopted Jvion’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) as part of a facility-wide plan to enhance and optimize patient care quality and health, as well as lower the incidence of avoidable events. Paul Hiltz,…

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Mercy Heart Center to Hold Heart Health Cooking Demonstration February 20

Mercy Heart Center will hold a Free Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration on Wednesday, February 20th in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton, located behind the hospital’s main parking deck. Beginning at 12 noon, this program will teach participants how to make healthier versions of several food and dessert items. Open to the community,…

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Healthy Business Council of Ohio Recognizes Mercy Medical Center for Healthy Worksite Practices

Canton, Ohio: The Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) recognized Mercy Medical Center with the 2018 Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award during the 15th annual Healthy Worksite awards presentation on January 24 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Mercy was among 73 Ohio employers recognized for demonstrating a commitment to employee…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Stop the Bleed Class to the Community Feb. 11

Most people know the importance of learning CPR training, but are not familiar with what to do in an emergency situation involving massive bleeding. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. Mercy Trauma Services is participating in a national initiative called Stop the Bleed. This awareness campaign encourages bystanders…

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Louisville Resident, William ‘Scottie’ Lemonte, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Louisville resident, William “Scottie” Lemonte, Mercy valet services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. While parking a visitor’s car, Scottie noticed the car had a tire low on air, so he took care of the problem and inflated the tire to avoid any safety issues. When the visitor returned and learned…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 27

Mercy Service League will host its annual soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 27th, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at McKinley Aerie #2370, F.O.E. Grill, 5024 Monticello Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Tickets are $30 per person and include unlimited soup tastings from your favorite local establishments and decadent desserts prepared…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair January 11

Mercy Health Center of Plain will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, January 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. This health fair will include a variety of very low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings, give-a-ways and more. Health fair participants can purchase a base package of blood screenings for…

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Magnolia Resident, Colleen Newell, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Magnolia resident Colleen Newell, patient care coordinator for Mercy Emergency Department, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Newell was nominated for her quick response to a health crisis at a local football game. While a spectator at the event, the referee collapsed on the field and became unresponsive. Newell rushed to…

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Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center Invite Western Stark Community Residents to Free Health Fair December 8

The Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center are partnering to bring free lab and health screenings to the Western Stark County community. On Saturday, December 8, the health fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mercy Health Center of Massillon, 2935 Lincoln Way West in Massillon. This event is open…

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Massillon Resident, Heather Martin, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Massillon resident Heather Martin, RN for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) program, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Heather was nominated for her dedication to providing the highest level of care to victims of violence who come to Mercy Emergency Department. “She has gone above and beyond…

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Mercy Receives 10th Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

One of only three hospitals in the U.S. to achieve this designation, Mercy saves $976,000 annually in energy costs, a ‘testimony to the practicality and long-term value’ of sustainability For the 10th consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has again been awarded the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification—one of only three hospitals in the U.S., and…

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Canton Mercy 10th consecutive energy star award in 2018
Mercy’s Trauma Center Again Verified as a Level II Trauma Center by American College of Surgeons

Verification demonstrates Mercy’s commitment to optimal trauma care and ability to initiate definitive care for all injured patients The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center Emergency Services has again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the…

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ACS Trauma Verification Canton Mercy 2018
Canton Rotary and Mercy Medical Center Invite Community to Health Fair November 17

The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center have again partnered to bring very low-cost blood screenings to the Stark County community. On Saturday, November 17, the health fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. Mercy Hall is located…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety…

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Canton Mercy Medical Center Earns A for Patient Safety in 2018 from Leapfrog
Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in November

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of November: ~ Medicare Part D Check Up Day Monday, November 5th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr., N.W., Canton This is an opportunity to evaluate and change your Medicare PART D…

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